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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 34–47.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and blur crucial distinctions. Kentridge’s call for a political art of “ambiguity, contradiction, uncompleted gestures and uncertain endings” has great integrity but may also condone insufficiency and may itself need scrutiny and revision. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of atonement on the black soldiers because he earlier had absolved studies at Northwestern University. He is the author white Southerners of any specific responsibility” Race( and of Citing Shakespeare: The Reinterpretation of Race Reunion, 343–44). in Contemporary Literature and Art (2007...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., 2007), p. in Fred Wilson's Speak of Me as 1 Am," in Citing Shakespeare: 9. The Reinterpretation of Race in Contemporary Literature and 24 The relevant catalogs are William Kentridge Prints Art (New York: Palgrave...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 30–47.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of Race in Contemporary Lit - inc-luding “representation of whatever drips that is the string of his exhibition titles using the term across the surface of an actual globe. 57 This act of erature and Art (2007), Rewriting Shakespeare, black … oil, tar, ink, etc. Literally, I thought...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 140–144.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of a global art system in system art global a of part as dent, by an America led by a black presi black a by led America an by of Races” would have been heartened heartened been have...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and teaching on modern reviews.35 A marked departure from Die, the new and contemporary art. This article derives from the work purged white pigment from the artist’s pal- book she is developing, Radical Chic: Race, Politics, ette and white figures from her composition, to fo- and the Legacy of Social...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of Walker’s work is located in ventions do not support or tolerate these behav- an antebellum context, which brilliantly suggests iors. People tend to be xenophobic, but so much that discussions of race are most appropriate for 132 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 29 • Fall 2011...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 180–183.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that linger, clues that map a wider message and inspire new thinking. Brett M. Van Hoesen is an associate professor of art history and a faculty associate in the Gender, Race, and Identity Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. Notes 1 John Akomfrah and Maurice Stierl, YouTube, Border/Talks...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 8–19.
Published: 01 November 2013
... that Wilson juxta­ share a common vocabulary of color that visually posed in The Global Africa Project at the Museum of signals and signifies that race is a central issue in Arts and Design in New York. The first is Othello’s their exchange. The crucial interpretive questions Light, dated 2005...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 22–35.
Published: 01 November 2012
... footage of me receiving lessons where I have hired an acting coach W. Ian Bourland is a scholar and critic who writes to teach me the ‘accents’ of my cultural backgrounds. I am not about globalization and race in contemporary art. interested in the authenticity of these accents...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: The .nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video­ Reinterpretation of Race in Contempo- /audio/pr-­marshall.html) at approximately 54.25 – 59.30. In an illuminating passage rary Literature and Art (2007). in a second podcast, “Conversations...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that Cave found on the ground while sitting, emotionally deflated, on a park bench, twigs out of which he created protective suits that enable the artist to stand up and regain control. Overall, the power of this art expands the initial motion from prostration to gorgeous displays of newly clad bodies...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 14–22.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to that I had seen the Johannesburg biennales. I knew enter the fray. 3 The questions he raised twenty-­ absolutely nothing about them. I came to America seven years ago still sting today: How do we histori- to pursue my scholarly interest in race and repre- cize African art? What spaces are willing...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 12, 1969. Courtesy Thomas Patsenka. Photo: Thomas Patsenka case study. Revealed in close read- hijack authorship. She cites numerous race, figuration, and abstract art; di- ings of staff and artists’ letters are the times in which Schoener failed to ac- vergent...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 90–93.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... The Hair Craft Project is innovative in its methods of attracting, building, and bridging audiences while supporting and acknowledging the parallel skills of artists and hairstylists. Through this art form, the project connected cultures, class, and race in Richmond, Virginia, a city with a history...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of Contemporary African Art 2016 black body race in art installation art photography NO BODY’S PERFECT Kanitra Fletcher Renée Green, Seen, 1990. Wooden platform, rubber, stamped ink, screen, motorized winking glasses, magnifying glass, spotlight, sound, 81.5 x 81.5 x 53.5 in. Courtesy...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and depiction of black peoples often has been skill of black self-representation, desire, and the governed by prevailing attitudes about race and sex- exchange of the gaze from the nineteenth century to uality. From the ubiquitous Renaissance paintings the present day in fashion, film, art, and the archive...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of wit, Rodney was, until his death in 1998 from complications related to sickle cell disease, one of the most compelling artists to come out of the Black Arts Movement of 1980s Britain. From X-rays of his cells to tiny sculptures made from his own skin, Rodney created conceptual self-portraits of his...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to postcolonial discourses surrounding race and representation, while demonstrating Africa’s continued influence on American art. Journal of Contemporary African...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 94–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. The final question-and-answer session from the conference, it addresses...